Indiana Junior Science and Humanities Symposium

The Indiana Junior Science and Humanities Symposium (JSHS) will be held on the campus of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College from March 5-7, 2015.

Registrations (for both participants and sponsors), abstracts, and research papers must be postmarked or received electronically on or before January 26, 2015.

  • Register Online: All attendees must register online by January 26, 2015. Click here to register.
  • Submit Your Abstract or Research Paper: Abstracts and research papers must be submitted separately by January 26, 2015. They must be completed according to the same guidelines as those for the National JSHS. Click this link for submission guidelines and instructions. 

Once again this year, the Indiana JSHS will have a poster session for any student who would like to present their research in a non-competitive format.

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What is JSHS?

JSHS is a science, mathematics, and humanities research competition open to high school students in grades 9-12 who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the U.S.

It is funded by a military grant from the Research Offices of the U.S. Army, Navy, and Air Force; the grant is administered by the Academy of Applied Science in Concord, New Hampshire ( (603) 228-4520).

We encourage groups of students to attend as observers and will invite approximately 20 students to make oral presentations. Presentations are given before a group of peers, teachers, and judges. This year the Indiana Regional will also have a poster session for any student who would like to present their research in a poster format.

General Schedule of Symposium

  • Thursday Evening: Check-in and poster set-up at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College, Le Fer Hall Ballroom from 6-8pm.
  • Friday: Morning and afternoon oral presentations; Poster show late afternoon; Dinner; Guest Speaker.
    • Lunch and dinner provided.
  • Saturday Morning: Final oral presentations; Award announcements.
    • Lunch provided.

InJSHS Future Dates

The following are the anticipated dates for InJSHS in the coming years:

  • March 3-5, 2016
  • March 9-11, 2017